Johannes Klausch, LL.M. (London)

Johannes Klausch, LL.M. (London)

Johannes Klausch, LL.M. (London)


T +49 152 0162 1165


Areas of practice

Johannes Klausch advises start-ups and international companies on how to benefit from the opportunities offered by digitalisation. Working at the interface between IP, data protection and IT law and in close consultation with colleagues from other specialist areas, Johannes Klausch acts as a central contact for founders and investors. He advises his clients on developments in the field of e-commerce and on the licensing of rights, helps clients steer clear of the legal pitfalls of digital business models, and defends corporate values in trademark and competition law disputes. Johannes Klausch is regularly in contact with Luther’s international Best Friends network and our Asian offices and coordinates requests that have an international dimension for medium-sized and international businesses.

Johannes Klausch advises on the protection of intellectual property, is a member of Luther’s Spanish Desk, and regularly lectures on the legal opportunities and challenges that come with digitalisation.


Johannes Klausch studied law in Berlin (Germany), Salamanca (Spain) and London (England). He completed a five-month trainee programme in London, gaining international experience in IP law, and then went on to obtain his LL.M. from the London School of Economics. As part of his legal training, he worked in the Department for Culture and Communication of the German Federal Foreign Office and in the media law department of an international business law firm, amongst others. After being admitted to the German Bar in 2013, Johannes Klausch started his career as a lawyer in the corporate law department of a German business law firm before moving on to Luther in 2014, where he works in IP/IT and data protection law.


  • Advising venture capital companies and strategic investors on diverse due diligence processes in connection with investments in start-ups
  • Advising on how to structure digital business models in the area of brokerage in conformity with data protection law
  • Negotiating software licence agreements for a Canadian group of companies
  • Advising and representing diverse start-ups with regard to their trademark strategies, the licensing of trademarks, their websites and the design of customer contracts
  • Advising an industrial undertaking on the launch of new software licence models
  • Advising various real estate companies from the private and public sectors on the handling of personal data within the context of international corporate structures

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